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Forum: Actuarial Exams: United Kingdom / Europe 01-05-2019, 11:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 7,079
Posted By almost_there
Nothing is. Not my problem.

Nothing is. Not my problem.
Forum: General Actuarial 01-05-2019, 10:20 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 11,659
Posted By almost_there
The footnote does not help. It was a racist...

The footnote does not help. It was a racist comment as well. I ask how many thousands of posts must people make on this forum before they are permitted to make racist comments.

almost_there has...
Forum: Careers - Employment 01-05-2019, 10:11 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 12,131
Posted By almost_there
It's a hard sell for actuarial qualification...

It's a hard sell for actuarial qualification bodies to be honest about drop out rates, typical times to qualification and so on. This does not excuse lying to young people.
Forum: General Actuarial 01-05-2019, 09:25 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 11,659
Posted By almost_there
How disingenuous you are not remembering. I...

How disingenuous you are not remembering. I remember this post from PeppermintPatty:

http://www.actuarialoutpost.com/actuarial_discussion_forum/showpost.php?p=9360146&postcount=331



What a...
Forum: Careers - Employment 01-05-2019, 08:18 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 12,131
Posted By almost_there
IFoA have gone from saying 3-6 years, to saying...

IFoA have gone from saying 3-6 years, to saying 6-7 years following ASA intervention, to now completely removing qual times from that page.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-04-2019, 07:26 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,747
Posted By almost_there
I agree it reflects poorly but they seem rather...

I agree it reflects poorly but they seem rather proud of it on here.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-04-2019, 07:24 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,747
Posted By almost_there
How infantile if true. That also reflects badly...

How infantile if true. That also reflects badly on the profession.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-03-2019, 09:49 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,747
Posted By almost_there
The poll results make the actuarial profession...

The poll results make the actuarial profession look so bad.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-03-2019, 06:34 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,747
Posted By almost_there
The poll results say a lot about the...

The poll results say a lot about the 'professionals' who post on here...
Forum: Actuarial Exams: United Kingdom / Europe 01-02-2019, 09:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 7,079
Posted By almost_there
Not interested in Marcie's dog-whistle group...

Not interested in Marcie's dog-whistle group bullying/trolling.

Thanks ishamael that's interesting, wasn't aware of the IoA exam question incident.
Forum: Chat with the Candidates & Exam Committee 01-02-2019, 09:41 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 45,436
Posted By almost_there
It's very hard to square that article with claims...

It's very hard to square that article with claims by IFoA of being equivalent to those other actuarial orgs...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-02-2019, 08:44 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,747
Posted By almost_there
According to the poll, 80% on this forum don't...

According to the poll, 80% on this forum don't think they should comply with Laws and regulations. Please come forth and make your arguments.
Forum: Actuarial Exams: United Kingdom / Europe 01-02-2019, 03:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 7,079
Posted By almost_there
One can peruse IFE Ltd's filings at companies...

One can peruse IFE Ltd's filings at companies house here (https://beta.companieshouse.gov.uk/company/03037559/filing-history).

This company does not accumulate any surplus. It receives students'...
Forum: Actuarial Exams: United Kingdom / Europe 01-01-2019, 06:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 7,079
Posted By almost_there
IFoA and Acted - their relationship

IFoA and Acted's relationship is often misunderstood. Many students mistakenly think they are completely independent entities.

The IFoA own Institute and Faculty Education Ltd (IFE Ltd) who has a...
Forum: General Actuarial 01-01-2019, 11:09 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 11,659
Posted By almost_there
What? Explain.

What? Explain.
Forum: General Actuarial 01-01-2019, 09:11 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 11,659
Posted By almost_there
False. Are you genuinely misinformed/ignorant or...

False. Are you genuinely misinformed/ignorant or are you deliberately spreading misinformation here to try and save IFoA's blushes? Perhaps you should read the Curriculum 2019 guide before commenting...
Forum: General Actuarial 01-01-2019, 05:45 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 11,659
Posted By almost_there
False. They become two exams. You really should...

False. They become two exams. You really should ascertain facts before blindly defending IFoA. Actuary is meant to be evidence leading to conclusions.
Forum: General Actuarial 01-01-2019, 02:34 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 11,659
Posted By almost_there
It's more than that. See the info straight from...

It's more than that. See the info straight from IFoA in this opening post on acted

https://www.acted.co.uk/forums/index.php?threads/ifoa-mathematics.15102/#post-57709
Forum: General Actuarial 12-31-2018, 02:52 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 11,659
Posted By almost_there
That's it, conform. Don't have an independent...

That's it, conform. Don't have an independent thought. Your qualifications body has your best interests at heart. Only rogue students or exam losers could possibly find a complaint. Only what the...
Forum: General Actuarial 12-31-2018, 02:48 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 11,659
Posted By almost_there
No one requires that person's 'special'...

No one requires that person's 'special' interpretation of any text by someone communicating on behalf of IFoA or any other qualifications body. If Patty doesn't want his/her nonsense scrutinised then...
Forum: General Actuarial 12-31-2018, 01:24 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 11,659
Posted By almost_there
It's rather deluded thinking making 30k+ posts...

It's rather deluded thinking making 30k+ posts makes you credible.
Forum: General Actuarial 12-31-2018, 01:01 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 11,659
Posted By almost_there
There is no special interpretation required...

There is no special interpretation required unless you are seeking to completely change the meaning of the text because you wish to believe in some kind of alternative reality. Please stop abusing...
Forum: General Actuarial 12-31-2018, 12:47 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 11,659
Posted By almost_there
Your English comprehension needs some work. ...

Your English comprehension needs some work.

Also please cease to lecture me on credibility - you moved your position in 3 consecutive posts. Your desire is clearly to see nothing wrong with what...
Forum: General Actuarial 12-31-2018, 12:16 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 11,659
Posted By almost_there
oh really, so IFoA CEO's word is "hot air", so...

oh really, so IFoA CEO's word is "hot air", so can't be trusted and relied upon then isn't that what you're suggesting
Forum: General Actuarial 12-31-2018, 12:06 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 11,659
Posted By almost_there
"We will also be starting to roll out the new...

"We will also be starting to roll out the new curriculum ahead of examinations in 2019, ensuring that, as we do so, no students are left in limbo or put at a disadvantage." - Derek Cribb, IFoA CEO,...
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